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Festival Director, StAnza
Deadline: Fri 6 Nov 2020
We are looking for a creative, dynamic and hard-working person with a passion for poetry to take up the freelance role of Director of StAnza, Scotland’s annual international poetry festival, which is based in St Andrews.

Having been Festival Director since 2010, Eleanor Livingstone will be stepping down after the March 2021 Festival, and as director-designate you will be able to shadow her during the run-up and delivery of that festival, taking over on 1 April 2021.

To maintain StAnza’s high reputation in the poetry community nationally and internationally, you will need the ability to deliver high quality cultural programmes, considerable experience in cultural administration, and a flair for communicating with a wide range of artists (from emergent to renowned), audiences and stakeholders.

Project Fee: £18,000 Period of Contract: One year, freelance, renewable subject to funding and performance. Averaging three days per week but the nature of this position requires flexible working, particularly in November and around the lead-up to and period of the festival.

Based: Home-working will be necessary. Engagement with committees and other staff will generally take place in St Andrews, with meetings also in Edinburgh and online.

For full details of the post and how to apply, click here

Deadline: 6 November 2020

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